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West bombs Libya, Gaddafi vows 'long drawn war'
Tripoli, March 20 (IANS) A coalition of American, British and French forces bombed by air and from the sea key targets in Libya in aid of rebels holding Benghazi, as the country's long-time ruler, Muammer Gaddafi, vowed to stay on and promised 'a long drawn war'.

Sunday, March 20, 2011 10:00:03 PM

Government to arm one million Libyans, says state TV
Cairo/Tripoli March 20 (DPA) The Libyan government will arm more than one million citizens within hours, state TV reported Sunday, shortly after leader Muammer Gaddafi said that weapon depots had been opened.

Sunday, March 20, 2011 8:11:35 PM

Libya says 64 killed in western military strikes
Cairo/Tripoli, March 20 (DPA) At least 64 people have died in military strikes by European and US forces, a Libyan government official said Sunday.

Sunday, March 20, 2011 7:29:17 PM

90 killed as Gaddafi forces attack Benghazi
Cairo, March 20 (DPA) At least 90 people were killed during an attack by forces loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi on the rebel stronghold of Benghazi, Al Arabiya channel reported Sunday citing medical sources.

Sunday, March 20, 2011 4:58:34 PM

Libya ready for long, glorious war: Gaddafi
Cairo/Tripoli, March 20 (DPA) Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi said Sunday he is preparing for a long war and vowed to defeat the Western nations enforcing a UN-sanctioned no-fly zone over the North African country.

Sunday, March 20, 2011 3:48:52 PM

Libyan army says 48 killed in strikes, rebels fear chemical weapons
Cairo/Tripoli, March 20 (DPA) Libyan opposition forces warned that Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi could resort to the use of chemical weapons against rebels in the eastern city of Benghazi, according to a report published after the first air strikes overnight.

Sunday, March 20, 2011 3:41:21 PM

48 killed as coalition forces target Libyan air defence
Tripoli, March 20 (IANS) At least 48 people were killed and 150 others wounded in air strikes carried out by coalition forces to enforce a UN resolution imposing a no-fly zone over Libya, Xinhua reported Sunday.

Sunday, March 20, 2011 8:14:26 AM

Gaddafi defiant as Western nations launch air strikes
Cairo/Tripoli, March 20 (DPA) Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi vowed to defend his country against 'colonial aggression' as Western nations launched their first air strikes against Libyan defences and began enforcing a UN-sanctioned no-fly zone over Libya.

Sunday, March 20, 2011 7:17:54 AM

Libya slams 'barbaric aggression'
Tripoli/Cairo, March 20 (DPA) Libya's government said Saturday that it was being subjected to 'barbaric aggression' as Western countries launched attacks on air defences and tanks to begin enforcing a no-fly zone.

Sunday, March 20, 2011 3:31:45 AM

French warplanes strike Tripoli outskirts
Tripoli, March 20 (IANS) French warplanes attacked an air defence site on the outskirts of Tripoli Saturday night in a wave of air strikes against Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's forces, Xinhua reported.

Sunday, March 20, 2011 2:35:21 AM

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